A's Get Thumped


Justin MettlingTrevor Parlberg


The Marshall A's lost their fourth straight game on Saturday night, this time getting thumped by Willmar Max Bat by two touchdowns in 7 innings.

Justin Mettling (0-2) lasted just 1/3 of an inning, giving up six runs while walking four batters. Mettling's season ERA ballooned to 22.74 after the outing.

Nick Klaith entered the game in relief of Mettling and also had issues finding the strike zone. Klaith walked six batters in two innings of work while giving up six runs.

The A's managed just four hits on the night. Klaith, Mettling, Trevor Parlberg and Mason Penske all singled.

Jordon Kontz went 4 2/3 innings after Klaith, allowing just two runs while striking out seven and walking none.

The A's will look to end their losing streak on Sunday night vs the Granite Falls Kilowatts. First pitch scheduled for 5:00 pm.

MAXBAT (14) AT MARSHALL A'S (0)

MAXBAT               AB  R  H BI  MARSHALL A'S         AB  R  H BI
Andrew Betcher        3  2  1  3  Nick Klaith           3  0  1  0  
Jose Flores           3  2  1  0  Jordon Kontz          2  0  0  0  
Austin Kline          3  1  1  1  Mason Penske          3  0  1  0  
Jackson Kea           1  1  0  1  Logan Tomasek         3  0  0  0  
Diego Martiarena      3  1  1  2  Jordan Mernaugh       3  0  0  0  
Dalton Locklear       4  1  2  1  Trevor Parlberg       3  0  1  0  
Roy Morris            4  1  3  3  Konnor Aufenthie      3  0  0  0  
Zach Juday            1  1  0  0  Dillon Loft           3  0  0  0  
 Robbie Ragland       2  0  0  0  Justin Mettling       2  0  1  0  
Gary Moore            4  1  2  2                                    
Sheridan Brady        3  2  1  0                                    
*Kolby Dowden         0  1  0  0                                    
TOTALS               31 14 12 13  TOTALS               25  0  4  0

MAXBAT                         --    
MARSHALL A'S                   --    

LOB--MAXBAT , MARSHALL A'S . 2B--Gary Moore (2).
3B--Sheridan Brady. HBP--Andrew Betcher. SB--Kolby Dowden.

 MAXBAT                          IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR
Ashton Knutson (W)             7.00    4    0    0    1    7    0
 MARSHALL A'S               
Justin Mettling (L)            0.33    2    6    6    4    0    0
Nick Klaith                    2.00    5    6    6    6    1    0
Jordon Kontz                   4.67    5    2    2    0    7    0

PB--Jackson Kea, Konnor Aufenthie. SO--Gary Moore, Diego
Martiarena, Austin Kline, Zach Juday, Roy Morris, Jackson
Kea, Dalton Locklear, Robbie Ragland, Dillion Loft, Trevor
Parlberg, Logan Tomasek, Nick Klaith, Jordan Mernaugh,
Konnor Aufenthie (2). BB--Diego Martiarena, Austin Kline,
Zach Juday, Sheridan Brady, Jose Flores (2), Andrew Betcher,
Jackson Kea (3), Jordon Kontz.

LOCATION: Marshall

WEATHER: Very Hot


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